Tips for the logistically challenged.

It occurs to me – well, all right, it’s occurred to me for quite some time but, like most of you, I’m a very busy person – that this would be a helpful post to make.

Granted, this is pretty basic for most people. However, for some it seems the lack in their education almost demands such a thing. Without further ado… Tips for the logistically challenged.

BULLY

bullying  present participle of bul·ly
Verb
Use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants.

Gay bullying
Main article: Gay bullying
Gay bullying and gay bashing are expressions used to designate verbal or physical actions that are direct or indirect in nature by a person or group against a person who is gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered (LGBT), or of questionable sexual orientation, or one who is perceived to be so, because of rumors or fitting gay stereotypes.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullying#Cyberbullying

STALK

intransitive verb
1: to pursue quarry or prey stealthily
2: to walk stiffly or haughtily
transitive verb
1: to pursue by stalking
2: to go through (an area) in search of prey or quarry
3: to pursue obsessively and to the point of harassment
— stalk·er noun
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stalk

TARGET

a : an object of ridicule or criticism
b : something or someone to be affected by an action or development
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/target

 [C usually singular] one or more people who are criticized or laughed at, or who experience unpleasant treatment from others:
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/target_2

an object of abuse, scorn, derision, etc.; butt.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/target

HATE SPEECH

hate speech
noun
speech that attacks a person or group on the basis of race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/hate+speech

Hate Speech Law & Legal Definition
Hate speech is a communication that carries no meaning other than the expression of hatred for some group, especially in circumstances in which the communication is likely to provoke violence. It is an incitement to hatred primarily against a group of persons defined in terms of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and the like. Hate speech can be any form of expression regarded as offensive to racial, ethnic and religious groups and other discrete minorities or to women.
http://definitions.uslegal.com/h/hate-speech/

Speech not protected by the First Amendment, because it is intended to foster hatred against individuals or groups based on race, religion, gender, sexual preference, place of national origin, or other improper classification.
http://law.yourdictionary.com/hate-speech

HATE CRIME

hate crime
noun
a crime, usually violent, motivated by prejudice or intolerance toward a member of a gender, racial, religious, or social group.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/hate+crime

Hate Crime Law & Legal Definition
A hate crime is usually defined by state law as one that involves threats, harassment, or physical harm and is motivated by prejudice against someone’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation or physical or mental disability. Laws vary by state and if hate crimes are provided for by statute, the defintions of hate crimes and penalties imposed vary. States that have hate crime statutes provide harsher penalites for such offenses.
http://definitions.uslegal.com/h/hate-crime/

TERRORISM

ter·ror·ism  /ˈterɚˌɪzəm/ noun
[noncount] : the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal
http://www.learnersdictionary.com/search/terrorism

ter·ror·ism  [ter-uh-riz-uhm]
noun
1. the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes.
2. the state of fear and submission produced by terrorism or terrorization.
3. a terroristic method of governing or of resisting a government.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/terrorism

Q: How do you define terrorism?
A: The Intelligence Community is guided by the definition of terrorism contained in Title 22 of the US Code, Section 2656f(d):
The term “terrorism” means premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents.
The term “international terrorism” means terrorism involving the territory or the citizens of more than one country.
The term “terrorist group” means any group that practices, or has significant subgroups that practice, international terrorism.
https://www.cia.gov/news-information/cia-the-war-on-terrorism/terrorism-faqs.html

THE FIRST AMENDMENT
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution
http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/

THE SECOND AMENDMENT
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution
http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/second_amendment

DEFAMATION
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/defamation
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/slander
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/libel
http://www.speechandprivacy.com/2011/05/what-is-libel-proof-plaintiff.html
or read this handy explanation http://genxpose.blogspot.com/2013/03/its-not-defamation-if-its-true.html

NEWS

news  [nooz, nyooz]  Show IPA
noun ( usually used with a singular verb  )
1. a report of a recent event; intelligence; information: His family has had no news of his whereabouts for months.
2. the presentation of a report on recent or new events in a newspaper or other periodical or on radio or television.

NEWS
At Least 53 Are Killed in Bombings in Baghdad
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/28/world/middleeast/bombings-in-baghdad-iraq.html?_r=0

NOT NEWS

They didn’t review my book – wah!

NEWS
Man charged with killing 6-month-old Chicago girl
http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/27/us/illinois-baby-shooting/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

NOT NEWS

She dumped me because I lied to her about everything and treated her like crap – wah!

NEWS
Video game aims to help young cancer patients
http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/24/tech/gaming-gadgets/cancer-video-game/index.html?hpt=hp_bn5

NOT NEWS

Somebody said they didn’t like my book on the internet – wah!

See the difference? Just in case it’s still difficult for you, this is news:

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_embed_2x_container.swf?site=cnn&profile=desktop&context=embedwww&videoId=us/2013/05/27/tsr-dnt-machado-ky-officer-killed.cnn&contentId=us/2013/05/27/tsr-dnt-machado-ky-officer-killed.cnn

This is not news:
I’m going to open  multiple hate blogs about people I don’t like – wah!

Again, apologies if this is late. Like most of you, I’m quite busy, but I’m never too busy to eventually pitch in and lend a helpful hand. 

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